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The Joys of Everyday Ritual: Spiritual Recipes to Celebrate Milestones, Ease Transitions, and Make Every Day Sacred
Rituals is a universal language that gives substance and meaning our lives. People are eager to honor the significant moments in their lives and Barbara Biziou, America's foremost ritual expert, teaches us how to restore ritual to its rightful place as food for the soul through practical, easy-to-use ritual recipes that are inspiring and fun. Ritual can enhance daily routi ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 19th 2001 by St. Martin's Griffin
(first published March 15th 1999)
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This is a great book to have in your collection. In the first part of the book there is a nice explanation of what ritual is followed by tools of the trade and objects/methods you can use to enhance your own rituals. The rest of the book is arranged by ready-made rituals complete with an explanation, instructions, timing, shopping list, etc. as well as a short real-life example of when that ritual was used. You can easily just pick this book up at random to find a ritual or inspiration for creat ...more
May 06, 2008 Gloria rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Female Readers
This is mostly about being mindful and acknowledging life's passages as they occur. It includes a number of unusual rituals which I would never use. This is a creative slant, however, with unusual "tools" and would be useful to those who think out of the proverbial box.